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Unread post by Mischief » Sun Oct 30, 2016 12:57 pm

What is a Phacochoerus aethiopicus (common name please) and are they mainly browsers or grazers?
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Unread post by Philip1 » Sun Oct 30, 2016 1:22 pm

:hmz: Pumbaa...Sorry Warthog. :)
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Unread post by wildflowergirl » Sun Oct 30, 2016 8:00 pm

warthog. I think :hmz: they are grazers. but actually now I am not too sure. :hmz: they eat food in some or the other way :lol:
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Unread post by Mischief » Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:44 pm

Philip 1 :clap: :clap: you are correct.Pumbaa! It is a warthog and WFG they are mainly grazers.
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Unread post by wildflowergirl » Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:56 pm

Mischief wrote: they are mainly grazers.


thanks. I thought so, but then confused myself :slap: :lol: :D but thanks for helping me back on track. :D

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Unread post by Philip1 » Tue Nov 01, 2016 9:30 am

I am Redunca arundinum and can be found in some Sanparks. I forgot my common name?
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Unread post by wildflowergirl » Tue Nov 01, 2016 10:30 am

The Southern Reedbuck aka Common Reedbuck
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Unread post by Philip1 » Wed Nov 02, 2016 11:22 am

Wildflowergirl :gflower: correct. :)
:hmz: Look nice with the three Horns. :clap:

“The southern reedbuck, rietbok or common reedbuck is a diurnal antelope typically found in southern Africa. It was first described by Pieter Boddaert, a Dutch physician and naturalist, in 1785. It is placed in the genus Redunca and family Bovidae.
Scientific name: Redunca arundinum
Higher classification: Reedbuck
Rank: Species”

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Unread post by wildflowergirl » Wed Nov 02, 2016 1:07 pm

Thank you Phillip. :D

Please give me a moment or a few moments :lol: to think of a critter, to ask a nice question about. :D
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Unread post by wildflowergirl » Wed Nov 02, 2016 5:10 pm

The Shangaans call me Nondo, my Tswana an English names are very similar. I am an antelope. What am I? :D
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Unread post by wildflowergirl » Wed Nov 02, 2016 6:06 pm

Let me clarify, the tswana and english names sound similar to each other but different to the shangaan name. :D
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Unread post by Timepilot » Thu Nov 03, 2016 2:41 am

I believe that might be a Tsessebe or Tshesebe in Tswana - it's the only that I can think of that is similar.
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Unread post by wildflowergirl » Thu Nov 03, 2016 8:10 am

Timepilot wrote:I believe that might be a Tsessebe or Tshesebe in Tswana - it's the only that I can think of that is similar.


you are right :thumbs_up: :D :D
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Unread post by Timepilot » Thu Nov 03, 2016 9:28 am

Sticking with Tswana, a noko is?
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Unread post by wildflowergirl » Thu Nov 03, 2016 8:01 pm

Is it perhaps one of those animals with quills? :hmz: :)
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